VISITING AGADIR: WHAT ARE THE BEST THINGS TO DO AND SEE IN THE PEARL OF MOROCCO
If you are looking for a fabulous vacation under the Moroccan sun, head to Agadir. Located in the south of Morocco, this large seaside resort with a mild climate is increasingly popular with those looking for unforgettable memories as a couple, family or friends.
Former city of agriculture and fishing, it was completely rebuilt after the devastating earthquake in 1960. Agadir has today become the symbol of modernity in Morocco.
Important economic pole of the country, it is also its second tourist city. Its generous sun, its splendid and varied landscapes, its warm atmosphere and the wide range of activities that this city offers promise you a well-filled holiday!
Wondering what to do in Agadir? It's this way !
The Souk el Had
If you are going to visit Agadir, spending a moment at the Souk is a must. The modern cachet of Souk el Had differentiates it a little from other Moroccan souks, but it is nonetheless authentic! This treasure in the heart of the city brings together more than 3000 shops over an area of 11 hectares.
You will discover here an authentic universe, alive, full of colours, where the scent of spices will bewitch your senses. Undeniably one of the most pleasant and lively places in Agadir!
The valley of paradise
Also called the green valley, this green setting is a true haven of peace. It is the perfect place for nature lovers and anyone who wants to get out of the city and have a change of the beach. To fully enjoy it, you can opt for a car by Znagui Cars to reach it and enjoy the trip.
This is where the city of Agadir was located before the terrible earthquake. The Kasbah was a fortress, built in 1540, to protect the city from Portuguese assaults. The ruins of its ramparts and its entrance are the only remains of Agadir's architectural heritage.
You will discover a truly majestic site perched at a height of 236m above sea level, offering an incredible view of the city and its ports. The ascent lasts about twenty minutes while walking. At the end of the day, as the sun begins to set, the spectacle is just breathtaking!
The city's museums
Because visiting Agadir is also synonymous with cultural discoveries, you will take pleasure in surveying the most beautiful museums in the city.
Specializing in the art of southern Morocco, the Bert Flint Municipal Museum, also called the Tiskiwin Museum, will unveil a sublime collection of traditional Moroccan objects from the Saharan region and the Sousse valley.
The Museum of Memory preserves the history of the terrible earthquake which devastated the city on February 29, 1960, all located in a delightful oasis of greenery that reminds us of the gardens of the Alhambra in Granada.
The Amazigh Heritage Museum, for its part, will seduce you with its sumptuous collections of jewelry, talismans, rugs, porteries and other objects relating to the life of the Berbers.